NIELIT Scientist ‘B’, Scientific Assistant ‘A’ Syllabus & Study Materials


National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT)  announced Official notification for following post requirement Scientist ‘B’ GROUP -A & Scientific Assistant ‘A’ GROUP -B. eligible candidates can apply from 01/12/20 to 31/12/20 through online mode.

To Know Posts details, age limit, education qualification kindly check official notification (Advertisement Number: NIELIT/NDL/STQC/2020/1) Here  

Scheme of written examination:

  •  The Written Examination will be Objective type (OMR based) consisting of questions from Technical and Generic Area. The duration of written test will be 3 hours.
  •  There will be total of 120 objective type Questions consisting of 65% questions from Technical Area of respective stream and 35% questions from Generic Area.
  •  Every Question will carry 1 (one) mark and there will be negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
  • The cut-off marks for qualifying the written examination will be 50% for General and EWS Category candidates, 40% for OBC candidates and 30% for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • The cut off marks specified would be applicable in overall marks ( i.e Technical and Generic Combined) as well as for each section/area (Technical/ Generic) Separately.
  • The Generic Area will comprise of Logical, Analytical Reasoning Capabilities, Quantitative and Qualitative abilities and General Awareness and Aptitude.


Technical and Generic Combined) as well as for each section/area (Technical/ Generic) Separately.

  • NIELIT Scientist ‘B’  Syllabus  

          Download  NIELIT Scientist B Syllabus

  • Scientific Assistant ‘A’  Syllabus

            Download  NIELIT Scientific Assistant ‘A’  Syllabus

Selection Process

i. The final selection of eligible candidates for appointment to the post of Scientist ‘B’ will be based on the combined performance of the candidates both in the written examination and in interview. The weightage of marks for written examination and interview will be in the ratio of 85:15. It is mandatory to appear in the interview for selection.

ii. Only the shortlisted candidates based on merit position and reservation policy etc. in the ration of 1:3 (No.of vacancies : No. of candidates), who have qualified the written examination, will be called for interview.

iii. For the post of Scientific Assistant ‘A’ selection will be on the basis of written test only.

iv. Verification of requisite documents will be done at the time of the interview for the post of Scientist ‘B. Verification of documents will be done before joining in respect of post of Scientific Assistant ‘A’.

Written Examinations and Interview Location : 

Candidates shall indicate their choice for Centre for Written Examination from the cities listed below. No change of Centre will be permissible at a later date. NIELIT, however, reserves the right to direct the candidate to appear for Written Test at any location irrespective of his indicated choice depending upon the number of applications received and the administrative convenience. for Tamilnadu candidates can chose Chennai city.

1) Agartala 2) Bangalore 3) Calicut 4) Chennai 5) Delhi 6) Guwahati 7) Hyderabad 8) Jaipur 9) Jammu

10) Kolkata (11) Lucknow (12) Mumbai

Candidate applying for both the posts should fill the same City of Written Examinations in both applications. Interviews for the post of Scientist ‘B’ shall be conducted only at Delhi.

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